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Christmas Cleaning

It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees, they’re putting up reindeer & and singing songs of joy and peace……. where’s that river when I need one? (Thanks Joni Mitchell )   That’s right, it’s finally time for The Umteenth … Continue reading






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Fifteen Watts

My kitchen. I love it, don’t get me wrong. It’s as big as I need (considering I usually cook only on weekends), & it has it all ~ including a stove, sink, microwave, refrigerator, and miles of counter space. The … Continue reading






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Transformation of a Chicken Coop

Here it is, the old-timey chicken coop that has sheltered uncountable flocks of yard birds: Since the new Industrial Strength coop’s construction and subsequent adoption by the current flock of five chickens, the old coop has been sitting neglected. It … Continue reading






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Sidetracked Again

All I wanted to do this afternoon after work was grind glass for my latest stained glass project. And maybe do some laundry. Easy! First things first. Get the sheets in the washer and get that started. Next, do a … Continue reading






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Brilliant Shine

On Mother’s Day (yes ~ last May and this is September) I had a small cookout for the mothers in my life. We cooked outside in the front yard and on the deck. My brother and cousin both helped out … Continue reading






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When Luxury Gets Scary

I want it, but at the same time it scares me to pieces. Here it is : Here’s what it is capable of: Numiā„¢ The Numi toilet combines unmatched design and technology to bring you the finest in personal comfort … Continue reading






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Luxurious Luxury

Ahhh, luxury. We all want it, we all deserve it, we all need it, a select few actually get it. Me? Well, I guess a person would have to define luxury before I answer that honestly. Is it considered luxury … Continue reading






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Three Cleaning Scenarios & Their Solutions

So you got the call, email, or heard thru the grapevine that you are fixing to have company… Now what? I consider a few factors: How much prep time do we (I) have? Do I like these people? Does my … Continue reading






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When Do You Know?

When do you know it’s time to retire or Repurpose! that bathroom rug? Maybe when the nap is matted and has lost its’ sheen. Or when you are ready to change color schemes in the bath. Perhaps it’s when the … Continue reading






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